Woodward County, OK monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Woodward County, OK monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Woodward County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of April 2023.

Woodward County had a 2.1% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.6 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Oklahoma reported a 2.8% unemployment rate in May, which is the 17th lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Woodward, OK metropolitan area was 2.0%, which is 0.1 percentage points lower than Woodward County. Woodward has the 76th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Oklahoma
#1. Tillman County: 4.0%
#2. Latimer County: 3.9%
#3. McIntosh County: 3.8%
#4. Choctaw County: 3.2%
#4. Haskell County: 3.2%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Oklahoma
#1. Cimarron County: 1.1%
#2. Beaver County: 1.2%
#2. Texas County: 1.2%
#4. Dewey County: 1.3%
#4. Woods County: 1.3%

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